Maureen hails from Southeast Alaska and has loved Oregon for over 30 years. She has a Master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Oregon. She has worked with adults, youth, families, addictions OP/ IOP treatment. She has experience in crisis intervention and involuntary commitment, K-12 school based social work and prevention services; 11 years of program development, supervision and administration of a chemical dependency prevention and treatment agency and has taught addiction counselors at LCC and U of O and EMERGENCE staff. She has a passion for Hellinger Family Constellation work, an effective non-verbal approach to resolution of multi-generational family problems.
Currently, she provides Clinical Direction, Supervision and training to staff of EMERGENCE Addiction and Behavioral Therapies in Lane, Linn and Benton Counties in Substance Use Disorders, MI/ME motivational strategies, stages of change and cognitive-behavioral approaches. She is part of the core team developing and adapting the electronic record system at EMERGENCE. She likes to notice each counselor's genius and share it with other staff to enhance what EMERGENCE has to offer those we serve.